By Staff
Published 10:29 PM, December 20, 2020

Naval, Biliran— A Telco employee was declared dead on arrival at the Biliran Provincial Hospital after ramming into the scaffolding of the welcome arch about 2:33 a.m. on Saturday (Dec 19) at the boundary of Brgys. P.I. Garcia and Calumpang here.

Police Major Michael John Astorga, Naval COP identified the victim as Jovit Collera, 32, an employee of Globe telecom, married, a resident of Mabini St., Pob. Leyte, Leyte.

Case investigator Police Staff Sergeant Salde Gollina in a telephone interview said that the victim was on board a Kawasaki Bajaj 125 motorcycle bearing plate number 0801-0103391, coming from Brgy. Santissimo Rosario and going to Calumpang when the accident happened.

Gollinsa said that for unknown reasons the driver rammed the scaffolding of the wooden ark made by Brgy. Calumpang as signage in entering the barangay. He added that it was raining hard during the incident and it was not known why the victim bumped at the ark.

A concerned citizen living in the area immediately brought the victim to the Biliran Provincial Hospital for medical treatment but was declared dead by the attending physician Dr. Jusie Marie Estrada.

The police said that the motorcycle of the victim was still inside the scaffolding of the ark and was brought to the Naval Police Station for proper disposition. –

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